3 Tech Trends Adding Value to the Global Flat Glass Industry

3 Tech Trends Adding Value to the Global Flat Glass Industry

While flat glass production processes have become fairly standardized, this standardization has not stopped value-added innovation from occurring. Find out which 3 tech trends are setting the standard for the future of flat glass.

  Industry Studies      Minerals & Glass    

What’s Driving Sustainability in the Food Containers Industry?

What’s Driving Sustainability in the Food Containers Industry?

Packaging - including single-use food containers - makes up a significant percentage of landfill waste. As a result, many leading manufacturers have put in place sustainability initiatives geared toward making their products more environmentally friendly. Find out what these strategies are, and how consumers play an important role.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

Lawn & Garden Suppliers Partner with Community Gardens

Lawn & Garden Suppliers Partner with Community Gardens

Community gardens provide valuable green gathering areas for neighborhoods, particularly in space-constrained urban environments. These gardens also offer opportunities for manufacturers of lawn and garden hand tools and wheeled implements to grow their charitable initiatives.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Rise in Processed Foods to Increase Global Appetite for Lubricants

Rise in Processed Foods to Increase Global Appetite for Lubricants

Processed food is rising in global popularity. Find out why this trend toward manufactured food is also set to benefit demand for industrial lubricants.

  Energy & Petroleum      Industry Studies    

Can Construction Chemicals Benefit from America’s Failing Infrastructure?

Can Construction Chemicals Benefit from America’s Failing Infrastructure?

In need of repairs and replacement, America's aging infrastructure could serve as a growth driver for construction chemicals demand.

  Chemicals      Industry Studies    

3 All-Electric Truck Companies to Watch

3 All-Electric Truck Companies to Watch

Could electric power be the future of the medium- and heavy-duty truck industry in North America? Check out a few of the automotive manufacturers leading the charge on electric trucks.


5 Key Questions for Evaluating External Secondary Data

5 Key Questions for Evaluating External Secondary Data

Secondary data is a crucial component of strategic decision-making. But sometimes it's tough to tell whether or not the information you've gathered is accurate. Next time you doubt a piece of data, ask yourself these 5 questions to determine whether it suits your needs.

  Custom Research      Freedonia Focus      Industry Studies    

3 Wood-Look Siding Materials Without the All-Natural Consequences

3 Wood-Look Siding Materials Without the All-Natural Consequences

While wood reigns supreme in terms of siding aesthetics, it's not so desirable when it comes to factors like cost, durability, or ease of installation. For this reason, home builders largely rely on copycat components. Check out these 3 siding materials that mimic wood without the drawbacks.


Baby Care Nonwovens: Private Labels Make Premium Wipes & Diapers, Too

Baby Care Nonwovens: Private Labels Make Premium Wipes & Diapers, Too

Private label nonwoven consumer disposables - including baby care products - have largely closed the quality gap relative to the household brand names with which they compete. Find out where private label baby care nonwovens have made noticeable improvements, and how these products are poised to compete in years to come.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Textiles & Nonwovens    

Checking in on the State of the High-Efficiency Lighting Industry

Checking in on the State of the High-Efficiency Lighting Industry

High energy efficiency and improved affordability mean LED lights are an increasingly common sight around the house. Find out which trends are set to to have the most impact on growth in the LED and high-efficiency lighting industry through 2022.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies